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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes (Sams Teach Yourself)

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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers

when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you

need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook.

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

 

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

n    Start a new account and build a profile page

n    Connect with friends, coworkers, and family members

n    Post status updates, comments, and view news feeds

n    Communicate through Wall posts, messages, and live chat

n    Create a blog with Facebook notes

n    Share photos, videos, and favorite links

n    Add applications to enhance your Facebook experience

n    Share a hobby or interest using Facebook groups

n    Keep track of upcoming events and happenings

n    Create a professional Page for a business or organization

n    Keep connected with Facebook through your mobile device

n    Control your privacy settings and keep your information safe

 

Book News Annotation:

A very accessible introduction to creating and refining a profile on the social networking site Facebook. The 15 chapters provide step-by-step instructions for setting up a profile, connecting with friends, finding help, guarding privacy, tracking wall postings and notifications, sharing photos and videos, joining groups, adding applications, using the professional pages feature, and marketing through Facebook. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A clear, super quick, easy-to-understand guide for new Facebook users

 

  • Fully updated with all the changes to Facebook since the first edition
  • Fast access to instructions for every common task, plus reliable, concise answers to the most widely asked questions
  • Organized into lessons that distill the most crucial information on each Facebook topic
  • Tips and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and help readers avoid common pitfalls
  •  

    Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers for fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, you learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common Facebook pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format. Coverage includes how to create and set up personal and professional accounts (called profiles and pages), manage friend connections, communicate and share news and interests (messaging, newsfeeds, and updates features), share photos and videos and other media, guard privacy, find applications, and more.

    About the Author

    Sherry Kinkoph Gunter has written and edited oodles of books over the past 17 years covering a wide variety of computer topics, including Microsoft Office programs, digital photography, and Web applications. Her recent titles include Craigslist for Everyone, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Bible, and Master VISUALLY Dreamweaver and Flash CS3. Sherry began writing computer books back in ‘92 for Macmillan, and her flexible writing style has allowed her to author for a varied assortment of imprints and formats. Sherry’s ongoing quest is to aid users of all levels in the mastering of ever-changing computer technologies, helping users make sense of it all and get the most out of their machines and online experiences. Sherry currently resides in a swamp in the wilds of east central Indiana with a lovable ogre and a menagerie of interesting creatures. Sherry is also hopelessly addicted to Facebook.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction 1

    About This Book . .1

    Who This Book Is For . .2

    What Do I Need to Use This Book?.  .2

    Conventions Used in This Book . .3

    Screen Captures . . .3

     

    1 Introduction to Facebook 5

    What Is Facebook? .. .5

    Facebook History . .6

    Facebook Uses. .. .7

    Looking at Facebook Pages ..8

    Summary . .11

     

    2 Setting Up a Profile 13

    Signing Up for an Account ..13

    Building Your Profile..18

    Viewing Your Wall .  .25

    Accessing Your Account Info. . .27

    Summary .28

     

    3 Connecting with Friends 29

    Finding Friends ..29

    Viewing and Editing Friends. .36

    Summary . .40

     

    4 Finding Help with Facebook Services and Etiquette 41

    Understanding Facebook’s Terms of Service.41

    Facebook Etiquette .  .44

    Finding Help with the Help Center. .46

    Summary . .48

     

    5 Guarding Your Privacy 49

    Understanding Privacy and Security Settings on Facebook . .49

    Controlling Account Access ..51

    Customizing Your Privacy Settings 52

    Reporting Abuse .. .63

    Summary ..64

     

    6 Tracking Wall Postings, News Feeds, and Notifications 65

    Understanding Facebook Information Flow . .65

    Managing Your Wall  .66

    Tracking News Feeds . .73

    Managing Notifications. . .75

    Summary ..77

     

    7 Communicating Through Facebook 79

    How to Communicate on Facebook ..79

    Sending and Receiving Messages.  .80

    Sharing Links .. .86

    Sending Actions and Gifts. . .88

    Blogging with Notes . .90

    Chatting with Friends . .92

    Summary .  .94

     

    8 Sharing Photos 95

    Sharing Photos on Facebook . 95

    Viewing the Photos Application Page  .97

    Adding Your Own Photos . .101

    Tagging People in Photos ..109

    Organizing and Editing Your Photos 111

    Summary..112

     

    9 Sharing Videos 113

    Sharing Videos on Facebook .. .113

    Adding a Video . 114

    Viewing Videos .. .117

    Editing Your Videos. . .119

    Recording a New Video ..120

    Summary. .124

     

    10 Joining Groups 125

    Socializing with Facebook Groups. .125

    Finding a Group ..127

    Joining a Group . .130

    Viewing Your Groups . 134

    Starting Your Own Group .135

    Managing Your Group. . .140

    Summary.  .142

     

    11 Tracking Events 143

    Events Overview  .143

    Finding Events .. .145

    Creating Your Own Events . .150

    Managing Your Events .154

    Summary. .156

     

    12 Adding Applications 157

    Applications Overview ..157

    Finding Apps. .162

    Managing Applications . .167

    Summary. 170

     

    13 The Professional Side of Facebook: Pages 171

    Understanding Facebook Pages ..171

    Finding and Following Pages. . .176

    Setting Up a Facebook Page.  .178

    Managing and Editing a Page . .185

    Summary. 188

     

    14 The Facebook Marketplace 189

    What Is the Facebook Marketplace? .189

    Navigating Around the Marketplace . .191

    Looking at Listings . .193

    Adding Your Own Listing . . .196

    Summary.198

     

    15 Making Facebook Mobile 199

    Facebook’s Mobile Features Overview . .199

    Activating Facebook Mobile for Text Messages .200

    Sending Text Messages from a Mobile Device .  .205

    Surfing Facebook with a Mobile Browser..205

    Uploading Photos or Videos . .206

    Summary. ..206

     

    Index 209

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780672330872
    Author:
    Gunter, Sherry Kinko
    Publisher:
    Sams Publishing
    Author:
    Gunter, Sherry Kinkoph
    Author:
    Gunter, Sherry
    Subject:
    Internet - General
    Subject:
    Web sites -- Design.
    Subject:
    Online social networks
    Subject:
    Interactive multimedia
    Subject:
    Web - Social Networking
    Subject:
    Internet - World Wide Web
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Sams Teach Yourself -- Minutes
    Publication Date:
    August 2009
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    224
    Dimensions:
    8.10x5.30x.60 in. .55 lbs.

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    A clear, super quick, easy-to-understand guide for new Facebook users

     

  • Fully updated with all the changes to Facebook since the first edition
  • Fast access to instructions for every common task, plus reliable, concise answers to the most widely asked questions
  • Organized into lessons that distill the most crucial information on each Facebook topic
  • Tips and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and help readers avoid common pitfalls
  •  

    Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers for fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, you learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common Facebook pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format. Coverage includes how to create and set up personal and professional accounts (called profiles and pages), manage friend connections, communicate and share news and interests (messaging, newsfeeds, and updates features), share photos and videos and other media, guard privacy, find applications, and more.

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